Federal Level Advocacy

Current Federal Legislation

H.R. 6910, Emergency Room Hero and Patient Safety Act

There is bipartisan federal legislation that was introduced in the 116th Congress (H.R. 6910, The ER Hero and Patient Safety Act) that ensures that due process rights are protected for all emergency physicians. This bill, which is supported by the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) and all prominent stakeholders in the specialty, will ensure that equal due process protections exist for emergency physicians regardless of who employs these doctors.

Learn more about H.R. 6910, Emergency Room Hero and Patient Safety Act.

Download a sample letter of support to send to your legislators.

 

H.R. 1667/S. 610, Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act

The Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act is bipartisan legislation introduced by Senators Kaine, Young and over 20 bipartisan Senate co-sponsors, and by Reps. Wild and McKinley in the House. This legislation will provide much needed support for our frontline healthcare workers, by focusing on mental and behavioral health concerns that impact many attending and resident physicians in the specialty of emergency medicine.

Learn more about H.R. 1667/S. 610, Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act.

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Implementation of the No Surprises Act (Included in Public Law 116-260)

More information coming soon.

 

Non-Compete Clauses

More information coming soon.

 

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